Category Archives: general science

Science Book Lovers’ Meme

General reading for a science degree? My suggestions.
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Categories: bloggery, general science

Darwin, Deep Time and Evolution

A geological perspective was necessary to see the true power of natural selection.
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Categories: deep time, general science, geology

ScienceOnline Day 1: generalised ramblings

Since I’ve yet to develop the sort of mind that can blog the last sentence whilst listening to the next one, I’ve mainly kept the laptop closed and just listened and/or pontificated in most of today’s sessions. But I thought … Continue reading

Categories: bloggery, conferences, general science, public science

Expanding Earth “Philosophy”: Fail

Or should that be FAIL?
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Categories: antiscience, general science, geology, tectonics

The best field areas are the ones that you haven’t seen yet

A scarily long time ago, now, I spent a summer walking around a small area in North Wales, just south of Snowdon. This was the field area for my undergraduate mapping project, which was a big turning point in my … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, fieldwork, general science